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View Diary: It's not like being in Congress is about representing your constituents, anyway. Right? (38 comments)

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  •  Wyden and Merkley ... (4+ / 0-)

    can think on their feet, unlike 97% of GOPers. (Hell, I wouldn't want to have to think on my feet about the dog's breakfast that passes for "conservative thought".)

    There may be gold in this asymmetry: for every GOPosaur incumbent who doesn't want to hold town meetings, Democratic challengers can hold them instead, with an empty chair given prominence at each.

    •  it's more they're ashamed (0+ / 0-)

      Their policies are shameful and they'd rather not talk about them.

      •  That, too. (0+ / 0-)

        That's interesting to ponder.

        Many have no shame when vomiting pure insanity into a microphone for a sound bite. It's different, though, I guess, when you have to look them in the eye and take followup questions.

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